Lori Hamlin

I became a makeup artist because of electric blue mascara. In junior high, I would sneak into the girls’ bathroom and meticulously apply this product to each and every lash. Every day, a different girl emerged from that bathroom than the one who entered. I felt that I had found a secret weapon to “being cool”. Throughout my career, I have tried to recreate this positive makeup experience for everyone who sits in my chair.

For twenty years, I have been given the opportunity to paint many famous faces. My work has been featured on the pages of magazines such as In Style, Harper’s Bazaar, W, and Glamour. My flawless makeup application, and the lashes that I am known for, appear consistently on television and at red carpet events including the Emmys, Tonys, Golden Globes and Academy Awards. Time and time again, women express to me the same beauty concerns and insecurities. What I’ve discovered is that knowledge is power and makeup is less about how you look and more about how it makes you feel.

Whether working on a New York runway, an LA red carpet, or preparing a client for her walk down the wedding aisle, my intention is always the same. Supermodel or supermom, entertainer or entrepreneur, playmate or the girl next store, every woman has a makeup story. These are mine…